Posts tagged contemporary artist
I missed reunion with my family!!

Overwhelming by the nostalgia memories and painful regrets, I translated my feelings on this painting, marking 2019 as the sixth years I didn't reunion with my family for the celebration. If you know anything about Chinese zodiac, you'll know each year is related to one animal sign and 2019 is pig year. This is why I have the girl holding a piglet in the arms.

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An Interview with A CLEARING

I’m a featured artist on A CLEARING!! In the beginning of 2019, I received invitation from Alena Dao and meg willing to be their ‘A POSSIBLE PRACTICE’ featured artist in 2019. As the featured artist, we create work in conversation with a chosen theme, the chosen theme for this season is Kristin Chang’s poem “Etymology of Butch”.

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Life is The Echo of Our Actions

Don't you agree that: Life is like this: no matter what have you said or what have you done, it rewards you with the same thing. It is repaying us with what we have did, no more or less. At any stage of life we're living in, either when we were young and innocent; or, when our hairs are greyed and skins are wrinkled, life will always reward us with what we have paid.

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What inspired me to paint like Chinese Art?

I've been enjoying digging and learning the culture of my heritage - Chinese culture lately. As one growing up learning the language of Mandarin Chinese formally and speaking the language natively, I thought I know well about Chinese culture. I'm the second generation of Malaysian Chinese, where both sides of my grandparent……

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Who is Lavennz Ooi?

I’m so excited that you’re reading my writing now, especially this very first post of my new blog. So, who is Lavennz Ooi? My name is Lavennz Ooi and I'm an artist who want to make art that could contribute to your life and the world positively. I was born on Penang island, northwest state of Malaysia. I grew up moving a lot within the island before I went south to Kuala Lumpur……

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